Media Statement
15 September 2020


As of today, the cumulative number of detected COVID-19 cases is
651 521 with 772 new cases identified

Province Total cases for 15 September 2020 Percentage total
Eastern Cape 87514 13,4
Free State 42255 6,5
Gauteng 215481 33,1
KwaZulu-Natal 116674 17,9
Limpopo 14263 2,2
Mpumalanga 25860 4,0
North West 27321 4,2
Northern Cape 13616 2,1
Western Cape 108537 16,7
Unknown 0 0,0
Total 651521 100,0

 

The cumulative number of tests conducted to date is 3 940 217 with 11 603 new tests conducted since the last report.

Total Deaths and Recoveries
Regrettably, we report 142 more COVID-19 related deaths: 16 from KwaZulu-Natal, 12 from Gauteng, 4 from Eastern Cape, 13 from Western Cape, 11 from Northern Cape, 19 from Mpumalanga and 67 from Limpopo.

This brings the total number of COVID-19 related deaths to 15 641.

We extend our condolences to the loved ones of the departed and thank the health care workers that treated the deceased patients.

Our recoveries now stand at 583 126 which translates to a recovery rate of 89,5%

Province Total Deaths Total Recoveries Active Cases
Eastern Cape 3055 83629 830
Free State 838 28452 12965
Gauteng 3933 191668 19880
KwaZulu-Natal 2425 107149 7100
Limpopo 325 13413 525
Mpumalanga 485 24597 778
North West 325 22762 4234
Northern Cape 176 10412 3028
Western Cape 4079 101044 3414
National 15641 583126 52754

 

Dr Zwelini Mkhize
Minister of Health
ENDS